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David Farascioni, Dino Kasvikis, Paul A Scirica, Danyel Racenet, Michael Robbins: Surgical instrument having an asymmetric dynamic clamping member. Tyco Healthcare Group, August 2, 2011: US07988028 (221 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument is disclosed. The surgical instrument includes a handle assembly, a drive assembly, an endoscopic portion, a pair of jaw members, a dynamic clamping member, and a tissue stop. The drive assembly is disposed in mechanical cooperation with a movable handle of the handle assembly. ...


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Dino Kasvikis, Danyel J, David Farascioni, Thomas Wenchell, Philip C Roy: Surgical stapling instrument with independent sequential firing. Tyco Healthcare Group, September 13, 2011: US08016176 (208 worldwide citation)

An end effector for a surgical fastener applying instrument including a first jaw member and a second jaw member. The second jaw member includes first and second cartridges each containing a plurality of surgical fasteners, wherein each of the first and second cartridges is configured to move indepe ...


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Dino Kasvikis, Danyel J, David Farascioni, Thomas Wenchell, Philip C Roy: Surgical stapling instrument with independent sequential firing. Tyco Healthcare Group, May 8, 2012: US08172122 (204 worldwide citation)

An end effector for a surgical fastener applying instrument including a first jaw member and a second jaw member. The second jaw member includes first and second cartridges each containing a plurality of surgical fasteners, wherein each of the first and second cartridges is configured to move indepe ...


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Danyel Racenet, Dino Kasvikis: Pin locking mechanism for a surgical instrument. Covidien, December 11, 2012: US08328064 (203 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument comprising a handle portion, an elongated portion defining a longitudinal axis and extending distally from the handle portion, and first and second jaw members dimensioned to clamp tissue therebetween. The first jaw member has at least one row of fasteners arranged in a row sub ...


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Dino Kasvikis: Surgical instrument for joining tissue. Covidien, December 11, 2012: US08328061 (140 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for surgically joining tissue is provided. The surgical instrument includes a handle assembly that includes an actuator member. An end effector is operatively disposed adjacent a distal portion of an elongated shaft of the surgical instrument. The end effector includes a first ...


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David Farascioni, Dino Kasvikis, Jonathan W Sapienza, Russell Estrella: Locking shipping wedge. Tyco Healthcare Group, July 24, 2012: US08225979 (34 worldwide citation)

A locking shipping wedge is provided and generally includes a body portion having an elongate transverse member projecting from the body portion which is engageable with a drive assembly of a loading unit. A locking mechanism is provided on the body portion of the shipping wedge which is engageable ...


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David Farascioni, Dino Kasvikis, Jonathan W Sapienza, Russell Estrella: Locking shipping wedge. Covidien, April 16, 2013: US08418906 (15 worldwide citation)

A locking shipping wedge is provided and generally includes a body portion having an elongate transverse member projecting from the body portion which is engageable with a drive assembly of a loading unit. A locking mechanism is provided on the body portion of the shipping wedge which is engageable ...


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Dino Kasvikis: Attachable clamp for surgical stapler. Covidien, April 23, 2013: US08424738 (6 worldwide citation)

A surgical fastener applying instrument including a handle portion, an elongated portion, a pair of jaw members and a removable clamp. One of the jaw members contains a plurality of fasteners arranged in at least one row substantially transverse to a longitudinal axis of the elongated portion. At le ...


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David Farascioni, Dino Kasvikis, Paul A Scirica, Danyel Racenet, Michael Robbins: Surgical instrument and loading unit for use therewith. Covidien, January 28, 2014: US08636192 (5 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument is disclosed. The surgical instrument includes a handle assembly, a drive assembly, an endoscopic portion, a pair of jaw members, a dynamic clamping member, and a tissue stop. The drive assembly is disposed in mechanical cooperation with a movable handle of the handle assembly. ...


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Dino Kasvikis, Joshua Snow, Thomas Wenchell: Surgical instruments with flexible member attachment structures. Covidien, January 27, 2015: US08940000 (5 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for surgically joining tissue is disclosed. The surgical instrument includes a handle portion, an endoscopic portion, a pair of jaw members and at least one flexible member attachment structure. The endoscopic portion extends distally from the handle portion and defines a first ...